Coarctate pupa(Zoöl.), a pupa closely covered by the old larval skin, as in most Diptera.

(Co`arc*ta"tion) n. [L. coarctatio.]

1. Confinement to a narrow space. [Obs.] Bacon.

2. Pressure; that which presses. [Obs.] Ray.

3. (Med.) A stricture or narrowing, as of a canal, cavity, or orifice.

(Coarse) a. [Compar. Coarser (kors"er); superl. Coarsest.] [As this word was anciently written course, or cours, it may be an abbreviation of of course, in the common manner of proceeding, common, and hence, homely, made for common domestic use, plain, rude, rough, gross, e. g., "Though the threads be course." Gascoigne. See Course.]

1. Large in bulk, or composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture; gross; thick; rough; — opposed to fine; as, coarse sand; coarse thread; coarse cloth; coarse bread.

2. Not refined; rough; rude; unpolished; gross; indelicate; as, coarse manners; coarse language.

I feel
Of what coarse metal ye are molded.

To copy, in my coarse English, his beautiful expressions.

Syn. — Large; thick; rough; gross; blunt; uncouth; unpolished; inelegant; indelicate; vulgar.

(Coarse"-grained`) a. Having a coarse grain or texture, as wood; hence, wanting in refinement.

(Coarse"ly), adv. In a coarse manner; roughly; rudely; inelegantly; uncivilly; meanly.

(Coars"en) v. t. To make coarse or vulgar; as, to coarsen one's character. [R.] Graham.

(Coarse"ness) n. The quality or state of being coarse; roughness; inelegance; vulgarity; grossness; as, coarseness of food, texture, manners, or language. "The coarseness of the sackcloth." Dr. H. More.

Pardon the coarseness of the illustration.

A coarseness and vulgarity in all the proceedings.

(Co`ar*tic`u*la"tion) n. (Anat.) The union or articulation of bones to form a joint.

(Co`-as*sess"or) n. A joint assessor.

Coaptation to Cobaltous

(Co`ap*ta"tion) n. [L. coaptatio, fr. coaptare to fit together; co- + aptare. See Aptate.] The adaptation or adjustment of parts to each other, as of a broken bone or dislocated joint.

(Co*arct" Co*arc"tate) , v. t. [See Coarctate, a.]

1. To press together; to crowd; to straiten; to confine closely. [Obs.] Bacon.

2. To restrain; to confine. [Obs.] Ayliffe.

(Co*arc"tate) a. [L. coarctatus, p. p. of coarctare to press together; co- + arctare to press together, from arctus, p. p. See Arctation.] (Zoöl.) Pressed together; closely connected; — applied to insects having the abdomen separated from the thorax only by a constriction.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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